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Winter has been absolutely torturous for my poor dehydrated lips, so I have been going through lip balms at a pace of 1 a fortnight. No really, that is how much I am using them!

When I found out Bloom Cosmetics and Boost Juice had teamed up (two of Australia’s biggest success stories) to create 6 lip balms inspired by top selling juices, I was stoked. I knew my fave Boost juice, Strawberry Squeeze, would make it into the top 6 because it is one of their biggest sellers. Well, I finally got my hands on my favourite juice inspired lip balm, and I can’t wait to share my thoughts on it.

My favourite Boost Juice, Strawberry Squeeze

What I Say ….

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Living in Australia and being a beauty fanatic is not something that goes together well. Pretty much anytime I contact a beauty brand or retailer that I want to purchase from they advise me that our market is just to small (won’t name names but I think we all know a few!). It is the most frustrating response you could tell a shopper …. a shopper who wants to give you MONEY.

However, this month two brands have said “stuff you, we are going to Australia”. Good on them. Here is who you should expect to see gracing pages in our favourite magazines, in our beauty salons, on store shelves and of course, all over the bloggerverse.

Wella Pro Series

Now, first I have to mention that you shouldn’t get this confused with Wella Professionals or Wella System Professional. As you know I already am a huge fan of the other Wella brands but Wella Pro Series is indeed new and different. I am sure this is confusing to some, I know it was to me when I first heard about it but I will explain it a little more. All the Wella brands are made by the same company (Proctor & Gamble) but after having two very strong salon only Wella brands, they realised the need to adapt with the market, and create a much more accessible but still professional quality brand. Wella Pro Series was born, promising all the benefits of the professional stuff but just with a focus on the key essentials

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AU $12.90 from Shop New Zealand

The Aromatherapy Co. is coming to Australia very soon! David Jones will stock their products in every store. Amazing. For more information on the brand check out their website

My Review …

Did you know I have never gone through a tube of body wash and bought the same again. It’s a little weird I guess but usually by the time I get down to the last little bit of gel I am ready for a new scent, or I have seen an ad on TV for something new and I want to try that one.

Well lately I have been using the divine Orange & Jasmine Shower Gel made by The Aromatherapy Co and I have to say, I think it is Continue Reading

Best New Beauty October blog post

You’d think October would be exclusively reserved for Halloween themed beauty but nope, Christmas is wiggling it’s way in. The best new beauty October products are mostly dominated with Holiday collections but I’ve tried sticking to just the solo new products that really thrilled me. I will be posting separate gift guides a little later on for all those cool Holiday collections.

For now, discover the best of the best with my Best New Beauty October round-up. Continue Reading

Beauty Blog Hop Giveaway

Want to win the gorgeous new Tarte LIMITED EDITION Buried Treasure Eyeshadow Palette? Read on to enter and find out how you could win 35 other beauty prizes in this MEGA Beauty Blog Hop Giveaway! Continue Reading

Best Vegan Skincare Brands

Everyone has their own opinion on what skincare should do and be, but for me it’s all about aiming for perfection. I don’t want skincare that does the bare minimum and let’s me age gracefully. I only want to use skincare that WORKS – constantly improving my skin and getting it to function at it’s very best. That’s why I’m sharing with you the best vegan skincare brands.

People often confuse my choice to be vegan as somehow meaning I don’t care about my aesthetics any more. They couldn’t be more wrong! My strict standards for top performing skincare isn’t lessened by my cruelty-free choices. If anything, it makes my standards even higher.

There’s a misconception that cruelty-free and vegan skincare is unable subpar; that they’re less effective than animal-based skincare formulations. While this may have been the case decades ago when vegan skincare exclusively meant “natural” products with little to no scientific basis, skincare development has come a long way since then. Don’t get me wrong, there are still hundreds of natural skincare brands out there that do exactly what I don’t want – they don’t improve your skin, they just make it feel and smell nice – and there is a market for those. Not everyone is deathly afraid of aging like me. However, if you strive for clear, healthy and progressively improving skin despite the years passing us by, than I have exactly what you need.

My list of top performing skincare brands will introduce you to the changemakers. The hard-working, highly efficient skincare that allows you to take charge of your own aging appearance. And it just so happens they’re also the best vegan skincare brands too!  Continue Reading

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